Category Archives: Case Studies

“CEO Update” Talks Mergers with David Kushner

CEO Update has long been a go-to resource for association and nonprofit executives who seek data, insights and community. I'm honored to have been interviewed for William Ehart's outstanding piece in CEO Update, entitled "Urge to Merge: Lots of Reasons, Few Incentives for Associations to Combine." The article includes a thoughtful discussion of the many ways in which associations can boost their...
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NEW WHITE PAPER: The Secret to Merger Magic

white paper cover thumbnailWondering when, how and why to engage an advisor to help with a merger or alliance process? Here, we share our insights about a recent and very successful alliance between two associations in the regional telecommunications industry....
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CASE STUDY: Board Seeks to Complete Stalled Governance Change Process

Situation stalled roadblock image for blog An Association Board began the process of role clarification for leadership and staff, including updating operational procedures. After almost a year of work, they were unable to conclude the process with consensus on decisions and next steps. That's where The Kushner Companies stepped in. Background
  • This all-volunteer-run organization gradually shifted to hiring of staff,...
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Case Study: Association Leadership Sought Outside Review of Nominations Process to Increase Qualified Candidate Recruitment

Situation An individual membership association wanted to have their nomination procedures and ballot box for nominations blogdocuments reviewed with goals of streamlining their processes and increasing the recruitment pool of qualified candidates. TKC was engaged to conduct this review. Background
  • Association leadership identified the fact that an increased number of qualified candidates for board and other leadership positions...
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